Hotel Overview

2019 Resort Added Values!
Honeymoon: Surprise gift in room, small bottle of Tequila, king bed (subject to availability at time of check-in), late check-out (subject to availability at time of departure), complimentary upgrade to next available room category (subject to availability and upon request), $35 spa credit on a selected couples massage for two (120 min). This discount applies per couple, per stay and does not apply with other promotions and discounts.

The adults-only (18+) Riu Palace Antillas is situated on the shores of Palm Beach in Aruba. The calm clear waters and white sand of Palm Beach make this an ideal location for swimming, snorkeling, and sunbathing. A balance of elegance and excitement make the Riu Palace Antillas an ideal location for making the most of your Caribbean vacation.

A wide array of activities are provided throughout the day, from windsurfing to sailing to snorkeling, in addition to a complimentary scuba diving lesson in the pool. Those who want to stay fit on vacation have access to a fitness center and aquagym. After the sun sets, enjoy shows, Riu evening programs, and live music before dancing the night away at the disco or trying your luck at the casino. 

The 24-hour all-inclusive experience means round-the-clock access to fabulous dining, including room service at all hours of the day and night. A range of restaurants are available, including a buffet with live cooking stations and themed buffet nights, as well as four specialty restaurants (reservations required). Krystal offers Fusion cuisines, Rimini features Italian specialties, and Malmok offers the finest cuts of meat. Dine at the new Mexican restaurant and enjoy an authentic taste of Mexico. 

Delight in the beauty of Aruba, and find elegance and entertainment at the Riu Palace Antillas.

Location

Beach - Palm Beach
International Airport : 7 miles

Property Information

Year Built: 1977
Last Renovation: 2014
Total rooms and suites: 482

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Hotel Advisories

Advisory All Student/Spring Breaker Group reservations are strictly on Request and will be reviewed on a case by case basis by the corresponding Destination Sales Department. RIU Hotels & Resorts reserves the right of admission and may reject any request at its sole discretion.
Advisory If a Student /Spring Breaker Group is accepted: The number of rooms will be deducted from the contracted allotments Minimum Age requirement: 21 years of age or older. The Hotel may request proof of age in the form of passport or official ID Each room must submit a signed liability agreement upon check-in.
Advisory At all other RIU properties Student Groups/Spring Breakers (either groups or individuals, regardless of age) are not allowed at any time during the year. Guests disturbing or generating complaints from other guests or hotel may be removed from the property, at their own expense. Parties in rooms are not permitted

General Policies & Fine Print

Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 10:00 AM
Minimum Check-In Age: 18
Minimum Guest Age: 18
General Policies:

Check-in Policy - Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization or cash deposit upon check-in for incidentals; this will place a hold on your funds.

Convention Policy - Individuals attending a convention cannot book this property for their stay. If found attending a convention, guests may be subject to higher room rates upon arrival.

Hotel Spring Break Policies - At least one person 21 years or older is required in every room during February thru May. The Hotel reserves the right of admission and may request guests show passport or official ID to prove age. During the remainder of the year, at least one person 18 or older is required in every room. Guests can and will be removed from the property at their own expense in case of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff.

Transfer Policy - A price may display when children stay free, if your vacation includes transfer to your hotel.

General Information - Room taxes and service fees are included in vacation price.
Minimum night stay restrictions may apply.
Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.

Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.0 star tripadvisor rating 4107 reviews
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Amazing 25th wedding anniversary

    The hotel is very clean, great food and amazing staff that help you all during your stay. It is right on Palm Beach Aruba. Beautiful beach. All kinds of excursions within walking distance. Top notch hotel with top notch staff and amenities. Excursions doe Depalm Tours with Marycella. She is a caring and thorough friend that will see you have a wonderful excursion. If you are a pool person, they will cater to you while in the pool and fill your day with fun activities and everyone feels like they are family. They do an amazing job relaxing you and making you feel welcome. Will be going back.

    Nov 10, 2019
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Anniversary Vacation

    My husband and I spent last week here. The resort, people, and food were wonderful. The beds need an upgrade-spring in my back all week. We go to bed and get up early. You can’t eat breakfast until7 and you have to wait until 6;30 to eat dinner. The bar in the casino is a cash bar which shouldn’t apply to hotel guests-we have wristbands on. The service was exceptional and the grounds were kept pristine. Plenty of activities around the pool.

    Nov 10, 2019
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    RIU PALACE ANTILLIS, Aruba Adults only all inclusive

    Our first RIU Resort stay. Prefer Secrets Resorts, but since they’re not in Aruba we tried the Antillis. A much bigger resort than we like, but enjoyed it. Specialty restaurants we very good except the Italian one. Had lobster every night but one! Buffet was great for any meal. Staff was pleasant especially Vava (voom) in main lobby and Paola at the pool!! Activities at pool everyday was fun. Entertainment nightly could use improving. Convenient to walk a few blocks to a local town with local merchants and a lot of restaurants. Very safe area. Will return to this resorts again if Secrets doesn’t build a resort here. Compared seeing other hotels, RIU is one of the nicest ones with beach access on property. Enjoyed our trip.

    Nov 10, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    A perfect place to celebrate a wedding anniversay

    We loved our stay here, the people were very accommodating and friendly. The hotel was clean and the views were spectacular. The buffets were the best for eating, the sit down and dine were ok. It was hard to get into some of them but worth it when you did. The beach was awesome! The water a dream. I cant wait to go back!

    Nov 08, 2019
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    It was good!

    Overall, the resort is “good”. Aruba is, by far, one of the nicest islands we have been to, short of the USVI. The people are nice, you feel safe, the island is beautiful. The Roliu Antillas hosts some of the nicest staff I have ever encountered at an all inclusive. This includes other Rius. My only complaint, is of course, what others say. The rooms are awful. We definitely had the worst room on the property. The view was terrible and our room/floor was extremely run down. With that being said, our staff and food made up for the shortcomings of the rooms. We went to the Palace TWICE for meals and they were TERRIBLE. One lunch we had to get up and leave the food was so bad. There were also a lot of kids at their pool compared ours. The Antillas was nice, clean, & the food was fantastic. If they could update their rooms, the Antillas would be a 5++ ** resort.

    Nov 08, 2019
Prices per person based on double occupancy including round-trip airfare via U.S. certified air carriers and round-trip airport/hotel transfers when arriving at airport closest to destination (for exceptions see Frequently Asked Questions), hotel taxes and baggage handling, fuel surcharges, and all pre-collected U.S. and foreign taxes. In some instances, pricing may specifically apply to one of multiple flights on select departure days. All packages are based on the lowest hotel/air classes available at time of publication, capacity controlled, subject to availability and change without notice. Promotional pricing may only be available for a limited time. Fees may apply for carry-on and checked baggage-view Baggage Policies. Some resort fees, environmental levies and departure taxes are not included and may be payable in resort. View Frequently Asked Questions for more information. Apple Vacations is not responsible for errors or omissions. Cancellation policies apply. Bookings are subject to the Fair Trade Contract. All public charter flights are operated by ALG Vacations Corp: Allegiant Air: PC 18-231, A319-156 seats or A320-186 seats /PC 18-234, A319-156 seats or A320-186 seats; Miami Air: PC 19-085, B737-800, 180 seats/PC 19-091, B737-800-183 seats; Swift Air: PC 19-092, B737-400-150 seats; Viva Aerobus: PC 18-228, A320-180 seats/ PC 19-079, A320-180-185 seats/PC 19-094, A320-185 seats. CST2139014-20 102319